Music: Philadelphia Conductors

When neuritis and an automobile accident lamed Leopold Stokowski's arm so that he was forced to ask for a year's leave of absence (TIME, May 9), music-lovers wondered who would be selected to direct the famed Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra.

Last week Arthur Judson, manager, announced six guest conductors of international reputation: Fritz Reiner (Cincinnati Symphony), Ossip Gabrilowitsch (Detroit Symphony), Willem Mengelberg (New York Philharmonic), Frederick Stock (Chicago Symphony), Sir Thomas Beecham (London Symphony), Pierre Monteux (onetime of the Boston Symphony).

Mr. Reiner will open the season, will conduct more concerts than any of...

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